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It’s difficult not to cite either Godflesh or Big Black when listening to the contents of Seraphim, its generous Melvins-caliber
sonic muck working so heavily within the aforementioned and, perhaps,
accidentally perfect construct of “pigfuck” and/or post-hardcore. The
factorial blasts of drum sound and eventual sludge-laden crawl of
"Bastard" set a precedent in some ways for the album as you're
continually led through torrents of guitar-accented battery for its
duration. And, while Polonium seems to cling to a basic mode of
conveyance, they make the most of it. The percussive imbalance of
"Kitchen" offers tension; the circle pit inductive sway of "Kids On Top"
offers release; the chunky chord phrase and heightening aggression of
"Nebbish" offers both. From that standpoint alone, I consider it a
All of the music herein was re-recorded over a two-year period by Foley. Seraphim is now available for purchase at Controlled Burn Records.
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